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Wednesday, December 2 • 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Instruction partnerships: Advocates and Allies LIMITED

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This presentation will include two university faculty members- (allies) and one self-advocate to discuss bringing the first person experience into on-line courses in a variety of ways. The efforts have included mentoring & increasing the presence of the self-advocate in courses. Some strategies included: in small short video's and discussion boards related to the content; topical presentations created by self advocate and jointly edited by the self-advocate and the faculty allies The presentation will include examples. Summarizing with projected plans to grow these efforts to increase the first person voice in teacher preparation.

Learning Objectives: 

1) Participants will become familiar with the process for including and promoting first person voice in on-line courses
2) Participants will become familiar with the strategies that support the self-advocate and increase participation.
3) Participants will learn the results of the impact on student learning.
4) Participants will learn about the personal experiences and comments of the students.

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Stephen Hinkle

Self Advocate, Self Employed
Stephen is a self advocate, person with autism and a current online facilitator for Lesley University. Stephen is a graduate of Northern Arizona University with a masters degree in special education disability policy. Stephen obtained his undergraduate degree from San Diego State... Read More →

Wednesday December 2, 2015 4:30pm - 7:30pm PST
Salon F 1402 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

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